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Cherie Steele-Shanks becomes newest NZRL Life Member

Monday, 26 June 2017, 4:16 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Cherie Steele-Shanks becomes newest NZRL Life Member New Zealand Rugby League has made Cherie Steele-Shanks a Life Member at its annual meeting in Auckland today, recognising more than 25 years of her service to the game. Hailing from the Hibiscus ... More >>

New Zealand art movement aims to solve the world's problems

Monday, 26 June 2017, 4:11 pm | NZ Academy Of Fine Arts

New Zealand art movement aims to solve the world's problems 'Prealism at the Academy ' showing works by Dr Romuald Rudzki NZAFA, charts the origins of a new way of painting through kenosis - emptying of the self. This wholly original 21st century New Zealand ... More >>

Best of Kiwi music and kapa haka at Queens Wharf

Monday, 26 June 2017, 3:49 pm | ATEED

Queens Wharf Auckland Fanzone is going to rock to the sound of local musicians and kapa haka from Friday 30 June to Sunday, 2 July, as well as screening the second test of the DHL New Zealand Lions Series live on Saturday night. More >>

New Chair of Judges for 2017 Air New Zealand Wine Awards

Monday, 26 June 2017, 2:38 pm | Air NZ Wine Awards

New Zealand’s premier wine competition, the Air New Zealand Wine Awards, has a new Chair of Judges for 2017. Warren Gibson, chief winemaker at Trinity Hill and proprietor of Bilancia in the Hawke’s Bay, takes over the helm from Kumeu River’s ... More >>

World No.12 Ranked Players Coll And King Return Home

Monday, 26 June 2017, 2:32 pm | Squash New Zealand

World No.12 Ranked Players Coll And King Return Home In Search Of National Titles. Rising world squash star Paul Coll will be aiming for three in a row at the 2017 New Zealand Senior Squash Nationals this week at the Havelock North Squash Club and ... More >>

Parker to Defend Title Against Hughie Fury in Manchester

Monday, 26 June 2017, 2:23 pm | Duco Events

• Bout will be Parker’s first in the UK • Parker’s second defence of WBO World Heavyweight Boxing Title • Fury is the Mandatory number one challenger to the title • It will be Parker’s second bout in Europe after fighting on the Wladimir ... More >>

Sky Tower lights black and white for Emirates Team NZ

Monday, 26 June 2017, 1:36 pm | SKYCITY

Tonight we are lighting our Sky Tower in black and white to show our support for Emirates Team New Zealand in their battle for the 35th Americas Cup. More >>

Kiwi crew claim silver at Kiel Week

Monday, 26 June 2017, 11:58 am | Yachting New Zealand

Alex Maloney and Molly Meech had to settle for second at the Kiel Week regatta after finishing fourth in the double points medal race overnight (NZ time). More >>

Tattoo Culture – Will forever, mean forever?

Monday, 26 June 2017, 11:43 am | Tracy Sexton

Third year applied arts student Tracy Sexton is majoring in photography at Whitireia Porirua. Her current body of work “Will forever, mean forever?” explores the tension between societal perceptions around getting a tattoo, whether the tattoo ... More >>

Colour and culture combine for school holiday fun

Monday, 26 June 2017, 11:17 am | Sport Bay of Plenty

Monday, June 26: Sport Bay of Plenty’s Virtually on Track initiative is inviting families to colour their world these school holidays in an educational and interactive explorer challenge that highlights nature’s colours. More >>

Honda Man Leads Team to Top of the Podium

Monday, 26 June 2017, 11:05 am | Bikesport NZ

JUNE 26, 2017: With eight years of Motocross of Nations experience under his wheels, not to mention five national MX1 crowns to his credit, including the title he won earlier this year, Honda's Cody Cooper was always going to be one of the favoured ... More >>

Christopher Marlowe & 'The Tragedy of Dr. Faustus'

Monday, 26 June 2017, 11:04 am | Howard Davis

Director Devon Nuku has taken a risk by setting his abridged production of Christopher Marlowe’s The Tragedy of Doctor Faustus in the 1920s, and casting a woman as the learned academic who makes a pact with the devil to gain twenty-four years of granted wishes. More >>

Smokefreerockquest 2017 – Canterbury finals results

Monday, 26 June 2017, 11:03 am | Smokefreerockquest

With a name inspired by a sandwich at Tekapo café Run 76, Christ’s College pop-funk-rock five piece, Run77, took out the Canterbury regional final of Smokefreerockquest at The Foundry on Friday night. More >>

Smokefreerockquest 2017 – Wellington finals results

Monday, 26 June 2017, 10:54 am | Smokefreerockquest

Indie rock band Retrospect from Onslow College took out the Wellington regional final of Smokefreerockquest in front of a crowd of 350 at Wellington Opera House on Friday night. More >>

Smokefreerockquest 2017 – Wairarapa finals results

Monday, 26 June 2017, 10:47 am | Smokefreerockquest

Alternative band ‘red wall’ from Wairarapa College took out the regional final of Smokefreerockquest in front of an enthusiastic crowd at the Carterton Events Centre on Saturday night. More >>

Smokefree Pacifica Beats 2017 – Auckland final results

Monday, 26 June 2017, 10:45 am | Smokefree Pacifica Beats

Joining forces to create a big band soul funk sound paid off for Blessed from Manurewa High School who took out the Auckland regional final of Smokefree Pacifica Beats in front of an enthusiastic crowd at the Dorothy Winstone Centre at Aucklnd Girls ... More >>

Last day of the 43rd Queenstown Winter Festival

Monday, 26 June 2017, 10:41 am | Queenstown Winter Festival

Carnival atmosphere on the streets of Queenstown for the last day of the 43rd Queenstown Winter Festival More >>

New Zealand Guitar Quartet Playing in Hawera

Monday, 26 June 2017, 10:34 am | South Taranaki District Council

International entertainers, the New Zealand Guitar Quartet, are performing for one night only at Hawera’s Repertory House clubrooms on Friday 21 July. More >>

Artist Susan Te Kahurangi King at Robert Heald Gallery

Monday, 26 June 2017, 10:31 am | Robert Heald Gallery

Robert Heald Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition by the internationally celebrated New Zealand outsider artist Susan Te Kahurangi King, Drawings 1960 – 70 , opening 11 August and closing 2 September 2017. Born 1951, Susan Te Kahurangi King is a self-taught ... More >>

Geraldine Shearer Finishes UK Stint On A High

Monday, 26 June 2017, 10:30 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand shearer Allan Oldfield has rounded-off a successful season in the UK with victory in the Royal High Highland Show blade shearing final in Edinburgh early today (NZ time). More >>

Music at Unitec – Performance Showcase 2017

Monday, 26 June 2017, 10:26 am | UNITEC

Brand new music performed live by Unitec Diploma in Contemporary Music and Certificate in Music (Introductory) students in their end of Semester PERFORMANCE SHOWCASE. More >>

Grand Tease New Zealand - 2017 National Tour

Monday, 26 June 2017, 10:22 am | Grand Tease NZ

The dynamic duo who are Ruby Ruin & Bonita Danger Doll, two of New Zealand’s premier Burlesque performers from their hugely successful “Tease and Trouble Productions” are pleased to bring you the 2017 “Grand Tease New Zealand” burlesque competition. ... More >>

The 2017 Battle of the Clubs Motocross

Monday, 26 June 2017, 10:15 am | Bikesport NZ

JUNE 26, 2017: It was a case of one big day working for the benefit of another when bikes blasted out of the start gate at the eighth annual Battle of the Clubs motocross in Taupo on Saturday. More >>

Campbell Grayson Claims Squash XL PSA Title

Monday, 26 June 2017, 10:15 am | Squash New Zealand

Campbell Grayson of New Zealand has taken out Greg Lobban of Scotland in the 2017 Squash XL PSA final on the all glass court in Auckland in a thrilling match of athleticism and shot play. More >>

Shenanigans at The 43rd Queenstown Winter Festival

Monday, 26 June 2017, 10:13 am | Queenstown Winter Festival

Sunny skies and crowds turned out for action on Queenstown Bay, Coronet Peak and the Remarkables Ski Area for the third day and night of the 43rd Queenstown Winter Festival. More >>

Omarion to play Auckland show in July

Monday, 26 June 2017, 10:09 am | Pato Entertainment

Multi-Platinum and Grammy Award-nominated singer, actor and producer, Omarion , has announced he will play Auckland’s Studio The Venue next month. More >>

Natraj School of Dance Presents Indian Classic - TAMIL

Monday, 26 June 2017, 10:02 am | Natraj School of Dance

Natraj School of Dance is proud to present “Tamil,” a thematic classical Indian dance production on the Saturday of 15 July 2017, at 6.30 pm at the Sacred Heart College, Laings Road, Lower Hutt, Wellington. More >>

Susanna Shadbolt Appointed Director of Aratoi Museum

Monday, 26 June 2017, 9:58 am | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History in Masterton, Wairarapa, welcomes Susanna Shadbolt as Director. Susanna Shadbolt has experience with local, national, and international museums: Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, Christchurch City Art Gallery, Te Manawa ... More >>

2017 Auckland Festival of Photograph/Nikon Photo Day

Monday, 26 June 2017, 9:51 am | Auckland Festival of Photography

The judges sifted through hundreds of entries for this year’s 24-hour day in the life of Auckland competition, held on Saturday 10 June. The entries add to a unique archive of more than 12,000 images taken of Auckland since the competition began ... More >>

Two More Wins Two Steps Forward for Emirates Team NZ

Monday, 26 June 2017, 9:19 am | Emirates Team New Zealand

It’s match point for Emirates Team New Zealand at the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda after a stunning performance against Oracle Team USA. More >>

Kuijken Quartet Brings Fresh Look at Early Music

Monday, 26 June 2017, 9:01 am | Chamber Music New Zealand

For more than four decades Belgian violinist Sigiswald Kuijken and his family have been bringing the music of Haydn, Mozart and Bach to life in concerts around the world and in July they make their New Zealand debut. More >>

Kiwis leave nothing in the tank; claim Sanyo Cup bronze

Monday, 26 June 2017, 8:51 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

They pushed themselves to the limit but some dominating performances from the Australian and Japanese surf lifesaving teams saw the Kiwis finish in a credible third at the 10th annual Sanyo Bussan International Lifesaving Cup in Japan over the weekend. ... More >>

Man’s best friend costing a fortune

Monday, 26 June 2017, 8:50 am | Southern Cross Pet Insurance

Chewing your favourite pair of shoes, digging up the rose garden, and going to the toilet inside are just a few things that can upset pet owners. But the latest claims released by Southern Cross Pet Insurance prove these petty crimes may be the least ... More >>

Maloney and Meech chase gold at Kiel Week

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 7:50 pm | Yachting New Nealand

Alex Maloney and Molly Meech look set to finish on the podium at the Kiel Week regatta tonight (NZT) but it's just a matter of what colour their medal will be. More >>

ANZ Premiership Finals Series - Grand Finalists confirmed

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 7:39 pm | ANZ Championship Netball

ANZ Premiership Finals Series - Grand Finalists confirmed Media Update Sunday 25 June, 2017 The Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel will meet the Te Wananga o Raukawa Pulse in the inaugural ANZ Premiership Grand Final on Wednesday 28 June. The Pulse ... More >>

Te Wananga o Raukawa Pulse 59 def SKYCITY Mystics 52

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 7:38 pm | ANZ Championship Netball

Official Result: Te Wananga o Raukawa Pulse 59 def SKYCITY Mystics 52 Media Update Sunday 25 June, 2017 Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse have won through to the inaugural ANZ Premiership Grand Final with a 59-52 victory over the SKYCITY Mystics in Wellington ... More >>

Even Day for Emirates Team New Zealand

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 12:54 pm | Team New Zealand

It’s game on at the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda with Emirates Team New Zealand out to a 4-1 lead over Team USA in the first to seven match - but with the Americans getting their first point on the board. More >>

Grayson and Lobban To Do Battle In Final of Squash XL PSA

Saturday, 24 June 2017, 6:43 pm | Squash New Zealand

Campbell Grayson and Greg Lobban will do battle tomorrow in the 2017 Squash XL PSA final on the all glass court in Auckland after taking strong wins in 3 against their opponents Rex Hedrick and Daniel Mekbib. More >>

Film-Making Workshops for Young People

Saturday, 24 June 2017, 6:29 pm | Silent Film Festival

Young film-makers have the opportunity to learn and hone their craft with school holiday workshops on offer in Tauranga. More >>

NZ Poet receives XIII distinction

Saturday, 24 June 2017, 6:16 pm | Charles Olsen

New Zealand poet Charles Olsen receives the XIII Distinction POETAS DE OTROS MUNDOS (‘Poets From Other Worlds’) awarded by the Fondo Poético Internacional (‘International Poetry Fund’) in recognition of the high quality of his poetic oeuvre. Photo credit: ... More >>

NZ screen production group announces NZ China joint venture

Friday, 23 June 2017, 8:14 pm | Pow Group

The POW Group, a collaboration of leading New Zealand screen companies based in Wellington, officially launched in Shanghai this week with the announcement of a New-Zealand China joint venture partnership with leading Chinese animation company Nanjing Phoenix. More >>

NZSA New President of Honour: Bernard Brown

Friday, 23 June 2017, 3:34 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

"Like most writers, I would not know what to do if I did not write. " More >>

Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso UFO

Friday, 23 June 2017, 3:31 pm | Audio Foundation

“Acid Mothers Temple have singlehandedly rebirthed rock in a cartoon riot of hair and fuzz.” - The Wire, 2001 More >>

Free Film Event in Wellington 26 June

Friday, 23 June 2017, 2:14 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

We know a pride of Lions fans will be descending on Wellington this weekend and we really want to let them know about this exciting free film event on Monday 26 June at 6:30pm. More >>

Monday Live event bridges distance and celebrates talent

Friday, 23 June 2017, 2:11 pm | Te Kura

Students of Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura) will be coming together in Auckland city on Monday for a music and arts event. As New Zealand’s state distance education provider with over 23,000 students, the school finds innovative ways to enable students ... More >>

Palmerston North set to break a world record

Friday, 23 June 2017, 1:42 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North is attempting to form the world’s largest scrum next Thursday (June 29). If successful, it will rapidly increase the number of world record holders in the city. The attempt is part of the city’s three-day Winter Festival and will ... More >>

Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition

Friday, 23 June 2017, 1:31 pm | Auckland Museum

The ever-popular Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition returns exclusively to Auckland Museum direct from the Natural History Museum in London. Featuring 100 new photographs of the very best international wildlife imagery by photographers ... More >>

TOM LEE-RICHARDS releases ‘Beside You’ Single + Video

Friday, 23 June 2017, 1:13 pm | Eleventy 12

“Such a unique sound” - Jesse Mulligan - Radio NZ “This one’s got me hooked” – Dave Howe, Music Director @ Triple J Unearthed “A very catchy chorus which you’ll spend the rest of the day singing” – "Both ... More >>

MISS TREE & THE OBVIOUS at Caroline, July 8th

Friday, 23 June 2017, 12:35 pm | Miss Tree and the Obvious

Electronic songs, heartfelt vocals and twisting harmonies feature in the sound of Miss Tree and the Obvious ( ) playing at Caroline on July 8th, with DJs Feedback, Alion and Helix. The event is ‘pre-release celebration’ ... More >>

Drama & Technology at TBSOM- the Future is Now

Friday, 23 June 2017, 12:17 pm | The Bedford School of Music

The Bedford School Of Music & Performing arts is proud to partner with Playhouse & Sarahann Doherty Duplooy in the latest offering for Waitaki & South Canterbury. TBSOM has been offering service in Music, Drama, Dance & Entertainment for 5 ... More >>

ANZ Premiership Finals Series - Elimination Final Details

Friday, 23 June 2017, 12:14 pm | ANZ Premiership

Elimination Final Details Te Wananga o Raukawa Pulse v SKYCITY Mystics When: 2pm, Sunday 25 June Where: TSB Bank Arena, Wellington Broadcast: SKY Sport 1 (NZ), Radio Sport, Facebook (outside NZ) More >>

Long wait over for Pulse captain

Friday, 23 June 2017, 12:09 pm | ANZ Premiership

It’s been a long time in the making but for Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse netball captain Katrina Grant,Sunday’s ANZ Premiership Elimination Final in Wellington can’t come soon enough. Breaking new ground has become a hallmark for the Pulse ... More >>

How to PARTICIPATE & CONTRIBUTE to the Hutt Winter Festival!

Friday, 23 June 2017, 11:45 am | Hutt Winter Festival

We are thrilled to share with you some of the ways you can participate, contribute, and enjoy our first HUTT WINTER FESTIVAL 14-23 July! More >>

Kiwi crew maintain lead at Kiel Week

Friday, 23 June 2017, 11:14 am | Yachting New Zealand

The weather might have been a bit volatile but at least the New Zealand sailors at the Kiel Week regatta were able to maintain some order. More >>

Interactive exhibition set to build our city

Friday, 23 June 2017, 11:14 am | wellynextdoor

Come along to the #wellynextdoor exhibition opening at the Wellington Museum Flux space next week, as we start building a paper version of our city – with every picture telling a different story. More >>

Second Auckland Show Added for Queen & Adam Lambert

Friday, 23 June 2017, 10:24 am | TEG Dainty

Tickets to the Queen + Adam Lambert New Zealand tour go on sale to the public at 10am today. Due to huge demand during the pre-sale period, an extra show has been added for Auckland's Spark Arena . More >>

New works for New Zealand Fashion Week

Friday, 23 June 2017, 9:53 am | Otago Polytech

23 June, 2017 New works for New Zealand Fashion Week The glitz and glamour of the New Zealand Fashion Week catwalk will soon be a reality for three Otago Polytechnic graduates. Laura Bennett, Kimberly Ramsey and Letitia Powell have been chosen to ... More >>

A Gothic Melodrama - ’My Cousin Rachel’

Friday, 23 June 2017, 9:52 am | Howard Davis

A remake of the 1952 psychological melodrama (first adapted from Daphne du Maurier's 1951 novel by Nunnally Johnson and starring Olivia de Havilland and Richard Burton), this new version of My Cousin Rachel was written by director Roger Michell. Beautifully ... More >>

Mekbib Upsets Yuen To Make Squash XL Quarters

Friday, 23 June 2017, 9:39 am | Squash New Zealand

Daniel Mekbib the qualifier from the Czech Republic has upset second seed Ivan Yuen of Malaysia in the first round of the Squash XL PSA and he will now join all other seeds in the quarter finals. More >>

Sir Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh honoured

Friday, 23 June 2017, 9:30 am | Kea New Zealand

Sir Peter Jackson and Lady Fran Walsh honoured as Kea World Class New Zealand Supreme winners More >>



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